Earth Day


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The rights of nature movement is gaining steam. Across the country, communities and tribal nations are signing on to it. Read more

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The Shepherd Express interviews six local leaders regarding their plans for Earth Day and the future. Read more

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It’s not very often that a concert rises to an extraordinary level, beyond excellence to inspirational and rare. Such was the case in Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performance of Gustav Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth). Read more

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In this special Earth Day edition of our weekly “Saving Our Democracy” column, the Shepherd Express will highlight the cleanups, fundraisers and other community events that seek to push us towards a more environmentally friendly world. Read more

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Milwaukee Riverkeeper is celebrating Earth Day 2017 withtheir 22nd Annual Spring River Cleanup. Between 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday,April 22, thousands of local volunteers will help clean away litter and debrisfrom over 50 lo.. Read more

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Numerous events in and around Milwaukee allow for a very promising Earth Day 2017 in which many can help our local environment. Read more

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Art Kumbalek talks Earth Day and tells a few jokes. Read more

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Get outdoors and enjoy nature this Earth Day,Friday, April 22. While you’re at it, consider attending environmental eventsor volunteering your time for some great causes! Here are some of the manyactivities this year to help get you started. .. Read more

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Milwaukeeis set to join the environmental film festival circuit with the first annualGreat Lakes Environmental Film Festival (GLEFF), running May 1-3. The festivalcenters on documentaries with ecological themes; subjectmatter ranges from the h.. Read more

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Itrefers to itself as a “geek event.” Honestly, as society gets more and moreinformation-oriented it’s becoming more and more difficult to discern whatexactly defines “geek.” The event in question seems open to a lot of differenttypes of.. Read more

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Earth Day 2014 arrives on the heels of a very grim United Nations report that found climate change is affecting all continents and oceans, causing noticeable disruptions in our food and Read more

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In case you missed the news, humanity just spent the Earth Day week reaching another sad milestone in the history of catastrophic climate change: For the first time, measurements of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surpassed 400 parts per Read more

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Milwaukee Riverkeeper has been hosting community river cleanups since its inception in 1995. This water advocacy organization focuses on the entire Milwaukee River Basin (which includes the Menomonee, Kinnickinnic Read more


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With gas prices soaring again and energy costs slated to grow in the long term, it's a great time to consider... Read more

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Husband and husband describes the relationship between Chicago artists Dutes Miller and Stan Shellabarger, creative and life partners for almost 20 years. Through unique multimedia images, the pair explores nuances in human relationships... Read more

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